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The Dirty Dozen and the Clean Fifteen are EWG’s lists of the most and least pesticide-contaminated conventionally grown fruits and vegetables, respectively. They are components of the annual Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce, a popular report EWG has released...
It’s important to know all your options because breast reconstruction is a huge decision. While you can always make changes later, that first decision is a big surgery and you will feel more comfortable and empowered knowing you understood your options.
The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday proposed to ban chrysotile asbestos, the most common form of the toxic mineral still used in the United States.
Sometimes facing the worst-case scenario makes life simpler
Different types of lumps can develop in the left, right, or both breasts. These may be due to noncancerous tumors or cysts, or infections. If a person notices any changes in sensation or appearance of the breast, it is essential to consult a doctor to rule out any...
The study found a 13% higher risk of cancer in general, with the highest likelihood of developing breast cancer and cancers related to obesity, for people consuming large quantities of artificial sweeteners.
The terms “adjuvant therapy” and “neoadjuvant therapy” do not refer to a specific cancer medication or treatment. Rather, they refer to the timing of therapies within an overall treatment regime.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a mammogram can sometimes detect breast cancer up to three years before it can be felt by touch.
Check out EWG's Dirty Dozen list to help decide when you should splurge for organic produce – part of our annual Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce™
METAvivor offers metastatic breast cancer patients a supportive community and funds research on advanced disease.
Over the past several years, researchers have developed AI tools that have the potential to make cancer imaging faster, more accurate, and even more informative. And that’s generated a lot of excitement.
Try these doctor-approved, anti-inflammatory, fiber-rich, plant protein–based recipes for beginner chefs who want to maximize their health while coping with cancer.
More than 1 billion people (15% of the global population) have a disability and despite the many laws worldwide prohibiting disability discrimination, suboptimal cancer care because of late diagnoses or inadequate treatments that are not adapted for their specific...
Molecular Differences in Breast Cells May Partially Explain Why Black Women Have Higher Breast Cancer Mortality
Breast cells in Black women express DNA repair genes differently from breast cells in white women and may be part of the reason why Black women are 41% more likely to die from breast cancer than white women.
Specialists advise doctors to provide several case-specific survival estimates to help people plan with realism and hope.